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Prof. Jason Junjie HUANG


PhD Public Health (CUHK), MSc Clinical & Translational Research (UCD), BMed Clinical Medicine (SZU)

Research Assistant Professor



ORCID: 0000-0003-2382-4443

Scopus Author ID: 57199198962

ResearcherID: GOV-3759-2022


Prof. Junjie Huang is currently a Research Assistant Professor at the JC School of Public Health and Primary Care and the Associate Director of the Centre for Health Education and Health Promotion (CHEHP), Faculty of Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He is also a National Licensed Clinician of China and Co-Chair of the Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) Global Health Working Group of Associations of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU). He got a PhD in Public Health at CUHK and MSc in Clinical and Translational Research at University College Dublin in Ireland. He received several research awards for his outstanding public health and cancer research, including the Early Career Researcher Award in Cancer and Primary Care Research Network (Ca-Pri) at the University of Toronto, Oral Presentation Award from the National University Cancer Institute Singapore (NCIS) Annual Research Meeting (NCAM) at the National University of Singapore, and the President’s Prize for Best Paper at Annual Scientific Meeting of the Hong Kong College of Community Medicine (HKCCM). Prof. Huang was also the recipient of the Research Grant Council (RGC) Postdoctoral Fellowship Scheme and the awardee of the Yu To Sang and Yu Shing Keung Memorial Fund.


Prof. Huang’s research focuses on Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention, Primary Care Health Education and Promotion, and other emerging Public Health topics. He has published research articles in top international peer-review journals as the first author, such as Lancet Haematology, Gastroenterology, Journal of Haematology and Oncology, Neuro-Oncology, Chest, and European Journal of Epidemiology. He has also been active in attending academic conferences globally and established collaboration with renowned international and national institutions, such as Oxford University, University of Edinburgh, University of South California, University of Melbourne, National University of Singapore, Peking University, Fudan University, and Sun Yat-sen University. Prof. Huang currently serves on the editorial board of the Hong Kong Medical Journal and is a guest editor of the European Journal of Cancer Care. He is also a reviewer for international medical journals, including the Lancet Global Health, Lancet Regional Health, British Journal of Cancer, BMC Medicine, and Clinical Epidemiology.

Research Interests

  • Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

    • Geographical distribution of cancer incidence and mortality

    • Environmental, lifestyle and metabolic risk factors for cancer 

    • Temporal trend analysis using cancer registry data

    • Prediction and projection of cancer burden

    • Impact of COVID-19 on cancer care

  • Primary Care Health Education and Promotion

    • Risk factors for noncommunicable diseases

    • Vaccinations uptake enhancement 

    • Diseases screening and prevention

    • eHealth and digital medicine

    • Child health

  • Other Emerging Public Health Topics

Recent Funded Research Projects 

  • General Research Fund (GRF)/Health and Medical Research Fund (HMRF):

    • Burden of Gastrointestinal Cancers Attributable to Dietary Risk Factors in Asian Population: a population-based study, HMRF (PI)   

    • Recurrence rates in high-risk subjects with baseline advanced colorectal adenomas followed up at different surveillance intervals: a multi-centre randomised controlled trial, HMRF (Co-I)

    • The risk of advanced neoplasia within subcentimetric polyps detected in colorectal cancer screening participants in Mainland China: a multi-centre colonoscopy study, GRF (Co-I)              

    • The risk of advanced colorectal neoplasia according to the length of the period of surveillance colonoscopy: a multi-centre colonoscopy trial, GRF (Co-I)

    • Adoption of a drug adherence-enhancing application to achieve optimal medication, HMRF (Co-I)

Selected Publications

Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention


  1. Huang J, Chan SC, Lok V, Zhang L, Lucero-Prisno DE, Xu W, Zheng ZJ, Elcarte E, Withers M, Wong MCS. The epidemiological landscape of multiple myeloma: a global cancer registry estimate of disease burden, risk factors, and temporal trends. Lancet Haematol. 2022 Sep;9(9):e670-e677.

  2. Huang J, Lok V, Ngai CH, Zhang L, Yuan J, Lao XQ, Ng K, Chong C, Zheng ZJ, Wong MCS. Worldwide Burden of, Risk Factors for, and Trends in Pancreatic Cancer. Gastroenterology. 2021 Feb;160(3):744-754.

  3. Huang J, Chan SC, Lok V, Zhang L, Lin X, Lucero-Prisno DE, Xu W, Zheng ZJ, Elcarte E, Withers M, Wong MCS. Disease Burden, Risk Factors, and Trends of Primary Central Nervous System (CNS) Cancer: a global study of registries data. Neuro Oncol. 2022 Sep:noac213.

  4. Huang J, Pang WS, Lok V, Zhang L, Lucero-Prisno DE, Xu W, Zheng ZJ, Elcarte E, Withers M, Wong MCS. Incidence, mortality, risk factors, and trends for Hodgkin lymphoma: a global data analysis. J Hematol Oncol. 2022 May;15(1):57.

  5. Huang J, Deng Y, Tin MS, Lok V, Ngai CH, Zhang L, Lucero-Prisno DE, Xu W, Zheng ZJ, Elcarte E, Withers M, Wong MCS. Distribution, Risk Factors, and Temporal Trends for Lung Cancer Incidence and Mortality: A Global Analysis. Chest. 2022 Apr;161(4):1101-1111.


Primary Care Health Education and Promotion


  1. Huang J, Ngai CH, Tin MS, Sun Q, Tin P, Yeoh EK, Wong MCS. Healthcare Voucher Scheme for Screening of Cardiovascular Risk Factors: A Population-Based Study. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021 Oct;18(20):10844.

  2. Huang J, Chan CK, Yee S, Deng Y, Bai Y, Chan SC, Tin MS, Liu X, Lok V, Zhang L, Xu W, Zheng ZJ, Teoh JY, Ng CF, Wong MCS. Global burden and temporal trends of lower urinary tract symptoms: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Prostate Cancer Prostatic Dis. 2022 Nov

  3. Huang J, Pang WS, Wong YY, Mak FY, Chan FS, Cheung CS, Wong WN, Cheung NT, Wong MC. Factors associated with the acceptance of the eHealth app for electronic health record sharing system. J Med Internet Res. 2022 Nov.

  4. Huang J, Mak FY, Wong YY, Ko S, Chong MKC, Wang Z, Hon KL, Wong ELY, Yeoh EK, Wong MCS. Enabling Factors, Barriers, and Perceptions of Pneumococcal Vaccination Strategy Implementation: A Qualitative Study. Vaccines. 2022 Jul;10(7):1164.

  5. Huang J, Choi P, Pang TWY, Chen X, Wang J, Ding H, Jin Y, Zheng ZJ, Wong MCS. Factors associated with participation in colorectal cancer screening: A population-based study of 7200 individuals. Eur J Cancer Care. 2021 Mar;30(2):e13369.

Last Updated: 23 March, 2023

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